Center for Social Concern
Center for Social Concern
Situated within JHU Student Affairs, the Center for Social Concern (CSC) focuses on student development through community engagement. The CSC collaborates with Baltimore City organizations, Hopkins Faculty, and other Campus Partners to curate community-based programming that helps equip our students to be engaged and responsible members of their community.
Involvement with the Center for Social Concern
The CSC has a variety of opportunities to engage with our office and Baltimore City. We offer programs and internships that span from a summer to yearlong. Browse through some of these here.
If these opportunities do not work with your schedule, consider looking through Hopkins Engage for more community engagement opportunities.
Hopkins Engage, powered by GivePulse, is the university’s community engagement platform. Here, JHU students, staff, and faculty to connect directly with Baltimore community partners and other community-engaged campus departments. Volunteer opportunities and other community engagement opportunities are posted and continuously updated here.
The platform provides easy search function for you to connect directly with organizations and projects you care about! Any Hopkins affiliate can log in through single sign-on with your JHED ID. Start connecting by becoming a member of JHU and the Center for Social Concern.
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News & Announcements
A Day in Baltimore by Diksha Iyer
By: Diksha Iyer An opportunity for CSC-affiliated Hopkins students to share the places they frequent in Baltimore. Sound Garden I’m a HUGE fan of locally-owned record stores because they often host intimate discussions with great artists and other music aficionados. After a look on the Visit Baltimore page for record
National Voter Registration Day 2023
by: Sierra Romero Today was National Voter Registration Day (NVRD), a holiday celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of every September. The goal of NVRD is to encourage individuals to register to vote, feel equipped with the necessary resources, and familiarize themselves with voting support on campus. Hopkins Votes, the University’s
by: Sierra Romero On August 16th, the Center for Social Concern’s Pre-Orientation program, HopkinsCorps, began. Thirty-three First-Year students gathered at Hodson to meet the program’s five student leaders and one another for the first time. HopkinsCorps is an immersive, service-learning, and leadership development experience for incoming First-Year JHU students. First-Years
CIIP Hosts its Annual Closing Ceremony
by: Sierra Romero On August 4th, students, community partners, and staff gathered at the American Visionary Art Museum to celebrate the closing of this years Community Impact Internships Program (CIIP). CIIP is the Center for Social Concern’s competitive, paid summer internship program that pairs JHU undergraduate students with nonprofit organizations
An Insight Into CIIP: Natalie Wang
by: Sierra Romero Get to know one of our CIIP Interns Natalie Wang, her Community Partner Keswick MultiCare Center, her thoughts on difference in care for aging adults, and reflections on language barriers in healthcare. “There’s so much in geriatrics that reflects medicine more broadly in ways that don’t
Dr. Jasmine Blanks Jones and Markya Reed Awarded Certificate of Recognition
by: Sierra Romero On July 7th, two of the Center for Social Concern’s staff members, Dr. Jasmine Blanks Jones and Markya Reed, were presented with a Certificate of Recognition from the Baltimore Mayor’s Office for their participation in the creation and documentation of 200 Years of Returns. 200 Years of